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Faculty from Stanford Graduate School of Education research centers develop and oversee in-person and online research-based professional learning opportunities reaching over 40,000 people a year.

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Mathematical Mindsets Online Course

This course unpacks the teaching approach that was used in an 18-lesson intervention that raised the achievement of students learning mathematics by the equivalent of 2.7 years of school. It includes over 30 videos of the teaching and interviews with students, and will be helpful for teachers and leaders of K-16 mathematics.

How to Learn Math for Teachers

Explore the new research ideas on mathematics learning and student mindsets that can transform students' experiences with math. Whether you are a teacher preparing to implement the new State Standards, a parent wanting to give your children the best math start in life, an administrator wanting to know ways to encourage math teachers or another helper of math learners, this course will help you.

Preparing for National Board Certification

Teachers often state that pursuing National Board certification was their most powerful professional learning experience. It can be challenging to determine what and how best to provide evidence of your accomplished practice. The goal of this course is to support teachers pursuing certification by combining collaboration with other educators and National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) and using a compilation of key resources.

21st Century Teaching and Learning

An online course is designed to help anyone teach – and learn – with a 21st century approach to knowledge and teaching. The course focuses on data science and how to interact with any content using the tools of data science in a fun, interesting way.
Students completing performance assessment

Performance Assessment in the NGSS Classroom: Implications for Practice

Learn how performance assessments can be used to support NGSS learning.
Students completing performance assessment

Developing Performance Assessments for the NGSS Classroom

Learn how to develop performance assessments to support 3D science learning.

Formative Assessment Process in Remote Learning Environments

Understanding Language at Stanford has produced guidance on using the Formative Assessment process to support language and content development as well as social emotional learning. UL created two sessions which include key concepts and practices.

Effective Classroom Conversations

Empowering students to have meaningful conversations is critical to personal and academic success. In this course, you’ll learn teaching methods that are effective in fostering productive and constructive academic discussions for all students.
Navigating Remote Learning

Navigating Remote Learning for Families

During this tumultuous, uncertain period of schooling, how can parents best support the needs of their children, while also attending to their own needs? Participants will leave this session clearer and more confident about their role as parent.
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